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10) The Bell Curve -The Bell Curve is a book written in 1994 that is one of the most controversial examples of academic racism. The authors, as Gould reviews in his critique, divide races based on IQ level. -This method of analysis most importantly fails to identify social variations between populations. -These variations include education, poverty, and language barriers. Thus, this blatantly racist research disguised as science presents a narrow view, organizing populations into inferior and dominant. -The documentary presented in lecture “Skin Deep: The Science of Race”, identifies that, similar to “the bell curve”, the primary function of racial analysis is to divide
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  • Fall '15
  • Dr.KathyDeliovsky
  • Sociology

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